NCR Today: On Sunday, Nov. 22, 2,000 people will process to the front gates of Fort Benning in protest of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.
School of the Americas Watch
Even though the crowd was smaller than in the past, the spirit remained powerful for the 2,000 people who came to the gathering.
Attending a School of the Americas Watch rally raises one’s standards for rallies.
The new proposal would return the protest to its traditional site, but would still close half the street instead of the entire roadway.
The Columbus, Ga., police department told SOA Watch that the city will not close the street to traffic and that only 200 people would be allowed to attend the gathering.
I went to Fort Benning, Ga., over the weekend to join the call for the closing of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, also known as the School of the Americas.
On the Road to Peace: This weekend's annual gathering at the School of the Americas was both heartbreaking and heartening, a time of grief and a time of joy.